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Going Off The Grid: Execs Share Favorite Baseball Announcer, Summer Drink Of Choice

"Going Off The Grid" is a weekly survey of sports execs and personalities offering their thoughts on a handful of pressing (and trivial) issues in sports and pop culture. This week, our experts share their favorite baseball announcer and summer drink of choice.

  • Delaware North Sportservice President Carlos Bernal
    – Enjoys smart technology and craft beers.
  • Iowa State Manager of Athletics Turf/Grounds Tim Van Loo
    – As an "educated country boy," he tries to stay away from anything pop culture.
  • Earthquakes Exec VP Jed Mettee
    – Is interested in athlete entreprenuers.
  • ECHL COO Ryan Crelin
    – His interest in pop culture is stuck somewhere in the late '90s.

Going Off The Grid
  Favorite baseball announcer? Summer drink of choice Fernando Alonso racing in the Indy 500 is... Best uniform in sports? Favorite tailgating food?

Vin Scully Moscow Mule He's a world champion -- it's going to be exciting to see him compete The Astros' original uniform Sausage, peppers and onions

Van Loo
Al Kaline Arnold Palmer He's a guy who is confident in his ability and wants to see how far it will take him Yankees pinstripes Any smoked meat!

Jerry Trupiano Lemonade Amazing Univ. of New Hampshire's blue hockey jerseys BBQ ribs

Gary Cohen Whatever is in my kegerator (Idle stare) Sharks. Including the beards Who cares? We're tailgating!

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